Arleigh Johnson

About me

My interests vary, but I’ve found a particular delight in Regency era lately, and my favorite Plaidy novels are the Georgian series. I’ve been posting book reviews at since 2007, and my Jean Plaidy fan site,, has recently had a makeover with much information added.

From my website

upcoming: Vanessa and Her Sister

Vanessa and Her Sister by Priya Parmar Book Description: “London, 1905: The city is alight with change, and the Stephen siblings are at the forefront. Vanessa, Virginia, Thoby, and Adrian are leaving behind their childhood home and taking a house in the leafy heart of avant-garde Bloomsbury. There they bring…

upcoming: Red Rose, White Rose

Red Rose, White Rose by Joanna Hickson Book Description: “The powerful story of Cecily Neville, torn between both sides in the War of the Roses, from the critically acclaimed author of The Agincourt Bride. In fifteenth century England the Neville family rules the north with an iron fist. Ralph Neville,…

review, part I: Inglorious Royal Marriages by Leslie Carroll

I’ve decided to break this into parts, since it’s a hefty book and I’d like to give an extensive review. Chapters 1 through 4 are included in this first part. Inglorious Royal Marriages by Leslie Carroll Chapter 1 Henry VI & Margaret of Anjou Henry & Margaret’s marriage starts off…

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